Questions tagged [driving-license]

Questions about a government or state-issued license giving the owner permission to drive a motorvehicle on public roads.

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Is there any way to get a new (not renew) US driver's license when living overseas?

I will visit the US for business but I have a problem about the driver's license. I'm a US citizen. But my family moved to Asia when I was 5 years old. So I grew up in Asia and I'm still living in ...
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Can I drive in Germany with UK license even though I am not a UK permanent citizen?

I am an Indian national and since I was working in the UK as a resident, I obtained a UK driving license. After that I moved to India, which means that now I am no longer a UK resident. After 6 ...
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Driving in France with a foreign license after residency has expired

I have been a resident in France with a valid titre de séjour for 2.5 years. I never exchanged my US (New York) driver's license, so I stopped driving after 1 year. Soon, my titre de séjour will ...
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Reacquiring a Pennsylvania driver’s license

I had to surrender my Pennsylvania license when I acquired my Norwegian driver’s license. If I move back what is required to get my Pennsylvania license back.?
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Procuring a Limited Term Driving License in Utah, USA and its validity?

Moving to Utah for work.Visa Status: F-1 Student. Driver License: Indian (in English). Would I need to give a test (written/road) to get the Limited-Term Driving License (LTDL)? What would be the ...
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How many months can I drive in the US with a UK driving licence?

How many months can I drive in the US with a UK driving licence? I'm interested in particular in the states of Florida and New York. I know that with an Italian driving licence it's 1 month for ...
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How often can I repeat the road test in British Columbia?

Foreign drivers who want to convert their license to a Canadian one must pass the Class 5 road test before they're issued a Canadian driving license. But the linked page fails to mention how often one ...
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Renew my California DL

I recently returned to California after living in Australia for 20 years. I had a California drivers license before moving and currently hold a valid Australian license. What is the process I need to ...
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Is the 3 month limit on driving with your foreign license valid for each individual province or for Canada as a whole?

According to the ICBC website: Welcome to B.C.! After moving here, you have 90 days to switch over your valid licence to a B.C. driver’s licence. Does this limit apply to all of Canada or does it ...
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Can you use a rental car/car share to pass the road test for a Canadian driving license?

The page on converting your foreign license to a Canadian one says: Step 2: With two years' of non-learner driving experience, you'll need to take the Class 5 road test. Is it possible for me to ...
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Exchanging a Hong Kong driver's licence for a UK one?

I know that a Hong Kong driving license can be exchanged to a UK license if you came to the UK no more than 5 years. My question is that, if I have been living in the UK in the last 10 years and ...
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EU-issued driver's license - driving while waiting for it to be exchanged for a UK one

I understand one can drive a vehicle in the UK without their GB driver's license, while they are waiting for their new license, after sending it to DVLA to update their address https://www.gov.uk/...
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Getting a driver's license in Germany

I am looking for information on getting a driver's license in Germany as a foreigner. In particular, I am looking for estimates on: how much it costs how long it takes in what way driving knowledge/...
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New US driver's license after exchanging it for a French license

I'm a US citizen living full time in France and have already exchanged my US driver's license for a French / EU one. As part of the process I had to turn in my US driver's license, which I guess they ...
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Car purchase upon arrival in US

We are arriving in Los Angeles, holidaying for 6 days and then planning on driving to New Orleans over a few days. what challenges will we face doing this given we won't have an international driver's ...
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I have a Massachusetts driver's license and I moved to California: how long do I have to get a California's driving license?

I am a French citizen. I have a Massachusetts driver's license and I moved to California: how long do I have to get a California's driving license? I have crossposted the question at: http://qr.ae/...
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Extending California Driver's Licence during 60 days grace period? [closed]

My STEM OPT is expiring in June 30,2015 and hence my driver's license. I called the DMV legal presence department and they said they can't extend my DL for that period. I have applied for another ...
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Renew Chinese driving license on a Q2 visa

I am holding a Chinese driving license that I got at the time I was living in China with a residence permit. The driving license is about to expire but at present I hold a Q2 visa (my spouse is ...
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US/EU dual national wants to exchange US driver's license for a European one

I am a US/DE dual national living in NL for over a decade now. However, I only have a US driver's license. Is there any way to exchange my US license for an EU (DE) one? Ordinarily, the Europeans don'...
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Driving in a EU country with an International Driving Permit of a Non EU country as EU resident

I have a question regarding an International Driving Permit. Currently I live in Belgium as a resident. I still have a valid driver's license from my native country with a valid international driving ...
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Living in Albania for the past seven years with a driver's licence obtained in Vienna, Austria in 2009. Is that Vienna driver's licence still valid?

I have never requested a driver's permit in Albania as I am under the impression that the Vienna, Austria permit is valid in Albania. Is that correct?
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Can I renew my Bulgarian driving license if I'm living in Germany?

I'm Bulgarian citizen living in Germany and I have a Bulgarian driving license expiring in 2 years. Can I renew it or I have to exchange it for a German one? I know that I can get a German driving ...
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Getting driver's license faster in Germany

A friend of mine told me that it is possible to get a driver's license in Germany in around one week. He says there are those "one week courses", that I could go and obtain my license faster. I have ...
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What happens if you drive in British Columbia on a foreign license for more than 3 months?

I'm planning a move to Canada and apparently you have to give up your old license in order to get a local one. This would be extremely inconvenient as I would then have issues with driving back in ...
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How to get a UK driving license as a non-UK national if your passport is with the Home Office?

I am living in the UK and my passport is at the Home Office for a extension as a partner of an EU national. Some issue came up and I was sent back the document and I have to send them back. My problem ...
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How to drive legally while visiting in the US as an expat US citizen with no US state license

I am an expat US national in Sweden and am trying to find out if I can drive a car/rent a car legally when I come back to visit in Ohio without using an Ohio or other US state driving license. My Ohio ...
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Renewing expired UK driving licence aged over 70 years and resident outside the UK

My Uk old style paper driving licence has expired due to being over 70, and I now permanently live in South Africe. Can I renew my UK driving licence and change it to a new photo style at the same ...
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Michigan Level One License [closed]

I'm a 15 year old who just finished his Segment One Course in Michigan. It says in order to apply for the Level One License, I need Proof of Residence, the problem is we don't live here anymore. I was ...
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UK driving licence photocard expiring - implications for non-residents

Only UK residents can renew the photocard, and the official advice for UK licence-holders living abroad is to get a licence in their new country of residence. GB licence holders: If you’re moving ...
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Can I drive a "moto" in Spain with an EU driving license?

I currently hold a Dutch AM and B driving license. I've been residing and working in Spain for 4 months now, and I wonder: Do I have to change my Dutch license for a Spanish one at some point? ...
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What do I need to get a driver's license in France?

This is related to my previous question. Assume the following (for the moment hypothetical) situation: I do not have any valid driver's license at the moment, but I do know how to drive I just moved ...
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International driving permit

I am a British passport holder living in India since one and half year.We planned UK holidays, done all the bookings only to realise that my UK driving license is overdue for renewal. I can't renew it ...
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Renewal of expat driving licence now living in Greece and over 70, what to do?

Can anyone please advise on the procedure for my renewal i.e. based on the title the renewal form is not so clear as in such the declaration states " resident in UK" What to do? John
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New Turkish Driving Licence is it valid in Denmark? [closed]

According to many Turkish recourses (more official source) new Turkish Driving Licence is valid in many countries also Denmark . But when I check Danish resources they say Turkey is in Group 2 ...
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What exactly do I need as a US citizen to exchange my US driver's license for a French one?

This is a follow-up to very similar questions, such as this one: Exchanging an American driving license for a French one Though slightly different as I am a US citizen with a valid US driver's license....
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Getting a UK Provisional (learners) driving license, as a newly arrived EU Citizen?

From the Can I drive with my EU driving license in United Kingdom? question, we know that a newly arrived EU citizen with an EU country issued full driving license is fine to drive on it in the UK. ...
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Virginia Drivers License suspended while living abroad

I have been living and working in Mexico for three years. I was notified by the Virginia DMV that my drivers license (valid until January 2018) would be suspended because they believe I no longer live ...
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Ohio>Arizona>Germany>France driver's license conversion?

I originally took my driving test in Ohio at the age of 16 and received an Ohio license. While I was in college in Arizona, I converted that license to an Arizona one. Last year, I converted the ...
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Living in Germany and getting a driving license from Italy or USA

I am originally from Egypt. I know how to drive and I have an Egyptian driving license. But unfortunately it is not valid in Germany, where I live at the moment. Getting a driving license in Germany ...
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Driver's license study guide for Germany in the Pakistani language [duplicate]

I need a driver's license study guide for Germany in the Pakistani language. I currently reside in Germany.
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How does the "must have had license for x years" requirement work when I renew or transfer my license?

Many car rental companies only rent cars to people who have had their license for 1 year. Some have a 3 year requirement. I have had a license for 9¾ years and it expires soon. I passed the test in ...
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Driver's License Renewal

My Georgia Driver's License has expired, and Georgia regulations specify I need to take a vision test if I am 64 or older, which I am. I fly in to California on the 14th of June 2016 and I plan on ...
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How to convert two different driving licenses into a single German license? [closed]

It's a bit of an odd one, but I'm just checking so I don't get into too much trouble. I had two driving licenses: Israeli + UK (took tests in both countries). In the UK I also took the automatic bike ...
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Driving license in USA. International driving permit and getting local license

I have Russian driving license and additional to it International Driving Permit. I'm moving for USA with h1 visa and I wish to know how long I can use my driving documents there and if I can get ...
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renewing drivers license living abroad [duplicate]

I currently live in Austria. I would like to keep my US drivers license. I don't mind going to the US to renew but I want to make sure I can renew them before I take this trip just to find out that I ...
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Renew CA Drivers License without valid VISA stamp but valid DS-2019

I just got an extension for my J-1 visa. This means, that I got another DS-2019 form. Since I didn't leave the country, I did not get an updated visa stamp in my passport. Now I want to renew my DL ...
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Driver's License in European Union

I am living in German - German Resident. I am not from Europe, I am from Brazil. Is there a way to get a driver's license in other European country? So that it is maybe faster and it would still be ...
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From Australia to America driver's license transfer

I'm aware of "reciprocity agreements" some states of America have with other countries. I wish to move to America, but not to go through the hell of getting a license again. In Australia: All of my ...
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Do EU driving licence points count in the UK?

I am an EU citized living in the UK. When I lived in my home country, I had a driving conviction which resulted in points, a fine and a withheld licence for 3 months. These fines and penalties were of ...